record holder

noun

Definition of record holder

  1. :  the person or thing that has achieved something no other person or thing has achieved :  a person or thing that holds a record He is the marathon world record holder. They're developing an airplane that is expected to be faster than the current record holder.

Word by Word Definitions

recordplay
  1. :  to set down in writing :  furnish written evidence of

    :  to deposit an authentic official copy of

    :  to state for or as if for the record

  1. :  the state or fact of being recorded

    :  something that records: such as

    :  something that recalls or relates past events

  1. :  of, relating to, or being one that is extraordinary among or surpasses others of its kind

  1. :  a function of an electronic device that causes it to record

holderplay
  1. :  a person that holds: such as

    :  owner

    :  tenant


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